Food on Fridays: Tea Time

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Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome—though we love to try new dishes, your post doesn’t have to be a recipe. If you want, you can simply list all the yellow food sitting in your fridge right now (butter, mustard). You could even stage a still life photo to upload and share. Anyway, my point is that posts like that are as welcome as menus and recipes.When your Food on Fridays contribution is ready, just grab the broccoli button (the big one above or smaller option at the bottom) to paste at the top of your post. It ties us together visually.Then plug your name and link into Linky Tools.


  1. Breakfast Bars
  2. Quinoa Stuffed Peppers, Roasted Chickpeas, Steak
  3. Understanding Nutritionism & Problem w/ Formula
  4. Janis @ Open My Ears Lord; Peanut Butter Bars
  5. Baking From Scratch
  6. Feels Like Home (baked apple pecan pancakes)
  7. German Apple Cake
  8. "Easy Peasy" Potato and Leek Soup
  9. sara (green beans with pine nuts)
  10. Mary @ Giving Up on Perfect (breakfast casserole)
  11. Roasted Butternut Squash
  1. My Mothers Sauce
  2. Crock Pot Chocolate Lava Cake
  3. Me Oh My, Chicken Pot Pie
  4. Sopa De Arroz from The Mommy On the Bus Says. . .
  5. Bittman Home Fries At A Moderate Life
  6. Brain Jello Recipe
  7. Lindas Lunacy – White Chicken Chili
  8. Apple Betty
  9. Shirley @ gfe (Popeye Protein and Fruit Bars)
  10. Heather Goodman @ L'Chaim–The Tea Daily Ritual
  11. Breastfeeding Moms Unite! Moosewood Apple Crisp
  12. This linky list is now closed.

Food on Fridays with Ann

My friend LL Barkat is on a tea pilgrimage.She’s reading about tea, writing about tea, and of course drinking tea.In her post “Suddenly Tea is Solace and Story,” she wrote this:

Tea has been my companion for a good long while. My mother gave me the ritual of tea when I was a child, and I have carried it into adulthood.But suddenly I am looking at this drink I hold daily, this companion I have steeped from bags and loose leaves, in pots and cups. I am reading about the history of tea, its chemical properties, its rich cultural and literary connections. I am even writing poetry … Where will my new attention to tea take me? I suspect that doesn’t matter. For now, it is taking me right here, to my own cup and the stories it holds.SuddenlySolace is me, openingpages, white leaves that whisperthe secrets, the stories of tea.

What secrets and stories of tea can we share? What solace might we find?Won’t you talk tea with me (and LL)? If your thoughts are brief, leave them in the comments; if you have more to say about your history and experience with tea, write a post about it sometime this week, and next Food on Fridays can have a focus on tea.So, for this week and next, let’s join LL, however briefly, on her journey…her pilgrimage.Let’s join her for tea.

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    1. I am such a tea grannie. I love it! This week I posted about a new word I just learned: nutritionism, And then I applied it to the problem with infant formula. It’s not as light as usual, but I think it’s worthwhile if you haven’t heard about nutritionism before.

    2. I love reading about tea, and am looking forward to following the links to LL’s posts. I would also love to write a post on tea for next week – it is such a part of my personal history and of course, the history of where I live (England!).

      This week I’ve posted about baking from scratch, and how much healthier (and more economical it is). Thanks so much for hosting and have a great weekend.

    3. We get through copious amounts of tea at our house. It probably stems from me being British, but now I’ve got my husband and 3 year old in on the act too! My son loves to help me make the tea, he has his very own caffeine free vanilla chamomile tea that he loves.

      I’ve posted my son’s birthday cake this week for food on friday! Thanks for hosting!

    4. As both you and L.L. know, I’m a committed tea drinker. Every night, I plop four bags into a two-quart pitcher and let them cold brew overnight. In the morning, I’m ready to sip and write. I cannot write without tea. I buy my tea at the local grocery store, which has a pretty wide selection. I prefer greens and whites, but I’ll try anything.

    5. Oh, I really like this! I’ll be back for food on Fridays. And I really need to start drinking more tea.

      I’m making my mother’s sauce today. I’ll be linking up soon!

    6. Just found your blog and love it!! I also participated in your “Food On Fridays”! So excited to go see what foods everyone else is blogging about!…I love food, and I love to talk, so it’s a good combo for me! :)

    7. Hiya! I’m your newest follower. Love your follow Friday and I’m adding the link to my follow Friday post.

      Stop on in to link up! Feel free to post a recipe in my RECIPE 2 TAB

      Susie http://goo.gl/syX1

    8. Late again this week … been a bit under the weather. A tea pilgrimage? How very cool, and comforting! Everyone loves tea. We held a gluten-free tea back in the spring for our support group meeting and it was so well received! We plan to hold another one this winter. :-)

      I linked up Popeye Protein and Fruit Bars, which I adapted from Katie at Kitchen Stewardship. It’s a very flexible and healthy recipe. Sort of like a Larabar in taste and texture. ;-)

      Shirley

    9. I saw another thing about this on another blog. Youve obviously spent some time about this. Congratulations!

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